Arts Council of Wales’ new five-year strategy

Arts Professional reports today on Arts Council of Wales’ new five-year strategy.

‘Inspire’, a draft document laying out the challenges facing the arts in Wales and the strategies and objectives aimed at addressing these, sets out ACW’s vision for the arts as “fundamental to the future of Wales – not a ‘nice to have’ luxury, more a cornerstone in Wales’s 21st century renewal”.

Described as “an enabling strategy” that doesn’t control or constrain, ACW aims to let the arts in Wales “be defined by the imagination of the artist, rather than by the label of type or category”, and sees artform silos as standing “in isolation from what now are the broader challenges, actions and impacts of the arts taken as a whole”.

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